Video created to educate school staff about Northwest AEA Each year, the Iowa Department of Education sends schools a customer survey regarding the services Northwest AEA provides. Every year, we receive many comments. One of the common comments from Northwest AEA educators is, “We don’t know what services you provide.”...
Shortly after Trenton* began his second year in an English Head Start program, he formed a nice relationship with his teacher, Lila Weber, as well as the site director, Nikki Mathern. Unfortunately, Trenton's educational experience began to deteriorate quickly as he began demonstrating aggressive behaviors (hitting, biting, throwing of toys),...
Iowa’s Area Education Agencies are pleased to announce the launch of a new website redesign at www.iowaaea.org. The redesign includes technological and aesthetic enhancements which provide improved navigation, better organization of content, and utilize current web technologies. Iowa’s AEAs intends for the new design to better meet the needs of...
According to Edutopia.org, a website with evidence-based strategies to prepare students, over half a million education pins are made to Pinterest daily by 48.7 million users. This social media site is quickly becoming a go-to site for busy educators in search of lesson plans, book recommendations, classroom organization ideas and...
The new and improved AEA Media Catalog is ready and waiting for you! The online reservation system allows you to check out instructional resources located at Prairie Lakes AEA in Pocahontas, as well as from the Sioux City and Sioux Center locations of Northwest AEA, in a single search. The...
To learn more about professional development opportunities, go to the Northwest AEA website. AD013392121401 Assessing Academic Rigor Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, Dec. 5 & Jan. 2, 2014 Le Mars Le Mars Service Center WK014569871401 Instructional Practice Inventory-Technology (IPI-T) Sept. 10, 2013 Onawa West Monona High DL001399041402 Mandt Recertification...
Through AEA PD Online, your Iowa AEAs now offer four statewide online services. Educators can: • Take facilitated courses for license renewal and/or graduate credit (through our partners Drake, Morningside, and Viterbo) • Access and complete self-paced on-demand trainings and modules • View recordings or participate in live multimedia events...
Please see the attached flyer regarding an Equity Training by the Learning Supports Team at Northwest AEA on Oct. 17.
Note: The articles compiled in this newsletter come from independent media sources who are solely responsible for their content. Northwest AEA staff did not participate in writing any of these articles and Northwest AEA does not necessarily endorse the content of the articles. Column: Incoming Iowa Education Director Brad Buck...
Jody Still Herbold, science consultant at Northwest AEA in Sioux City, was appointed by Gov. Branstad to serve on the Northwest Iowa Regional STEM Advisory Board. To provide oversight for the STEM regional network, the membership of the Board is comprised of pre-kindergarten through grade twelve school districts and schools,...
If you are a teacher who needs extra services for a child or strategies for enhanced classroom teaching, check out the attached Northwest AEA Directory of Services. The directory is sorted by topics with contact information for AEA staff persons. We are ready to assist!
If you have any questions, issues and/or suggestions regarding student learning or school needs, please feel free to contact your AEA building contacts; Liz Determan, communications coordinator, at 800/352-9040, ext. 6003; or any of the following AEA leaders: Tim Grieves, Chief Administrator 712/222-6001 or 712/722-4378 tgrieves@nwaea.org Cindy Baird, Region C...